• Film ID:
  • 41
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=114 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Britain.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
SAMMY GOING SOUTH (1963)
(A BOY TEN FEET TALL)
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A young boy living in Port Said, Egypt, narrowly escapes a bomb blast that destroys the apartment block where he lives. After discovering that both his parents were killed in the explosion, he decides to travel (on foot) to Durban, South Africa, to be with his only living relative, an aunt. During his 4500 mile journey across africa he has many adventures including a first hand experience with the slave trade and living for a time with a band of poachers and criminals.

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